Investment Outlook 2021

IN BRIEF • Government and central bank support appears to have carried economies through the worst of the Covid-19 crisis, and the vaccine provides hope that an end is in sight which should give [...]

Biden Wins Electoral College to Cement Victory and Rebuff Trump

Joe Biden officially clinched the presidency after the Electoral College confirmed his victory Monday, capping a tumultuous period sparked by Donald Trump’s refusal to acknowledge he lost with [...]

Economic forecasts haven’t accelerated after good vaccine news. That’s puzzling, experts say

Let’s get through next two quarters, IMF chief economist says Stock markets certainly have reacted to the good news on the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine. The S&P 500 SPX, has gained about 6% [...]

What a Joe Biden administration will mean for the economy and markets

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden addresses the nation from Wilmington, De., Friday night. By Saturday morning, the Associated Press had called the race for Biden. After four days of [...]

China Grows 4.9% in Third Quarter as Consumers Find Way Back to Stores

The Chinese economy expanded by 4.9% in third quarter of the year, Beijing’s National Bureau of Statistics said Monday, in a sign that the country is on its way back to its pre-pandemic growth [...]

Stock Market Performance in Presidential Election Years.

Do presidential elections influence the stock market? On the one hand, it’s true that the stock market is cyclical, which makes it possible for investors to look to history to observe [...]

Tech-stock rout stirs memories of 1999-2000, but here’s what’s different

Alan Greenspan, left, and Jerome Powell GETTY IMAGES Ah, memories. For investors old enough to remember — or who otherwise know their turn-of-the-century stock-market history — the selloff in [...]

Finally: Here’s How to Create a Budget You Can Really, Truly Stick To

Making—and sticking to—a budget may feel outdated and dowdy, but learning how to budget is one of the most important things you can do for your financial future and overall financial wellness. [...]

What does a stratospheric rally for gold mean for the stock market?

‘Think about this: 2020 is the first year since 1979 to have both gold and the S&P 500 make new highs during the calendar year,’ LPL’s Detrick writes Gold is on a historic tilt, surpassing [...]

MONEY Wealthy investors’ growing demand for sustainability suggests new investment trend

The world’s uber wealthy are increasingly putting their money towards socially, ethically and environmentally conscious businesses, which could spur the growth of sustainable investments. In [...]

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